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CooperVision Maintenance Technician Intern in Rochester, New York

About CooperVision

CooperVision, a unit of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO), is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of soft contact lenses and related products and services. The Company produces a full array of monthly, two-week and daily disposable contact lenses, all featuring advanced materials and optics. CooperVision has a strong heritage of solving the toughest vision challenges such as astigmatism and presbyopia; and offers the most complete collection of spherical, toric and multifocal products available. Through a combination of innovative products and focused practitioner support, the company brings a refreshing perspective to the marketplace, creating real advantages for customers and wearers. For more information,

JOB TITLE: Maintenance Technician Intern

DEPARTMENT: Machine Maintenance



As a result of hands-on training provided by our Maintenance staff, successful candidates will be eligible to pursue our Maintenance Technician position after graduating and meeting required criteria. This opportunity will build upon your related education, fostering development of fundamental skills, tools and practices while working alongside mentor(s) in a fast-paced secondary packaging environment.


1.Complies with all regulations and governing bodies (FDA, ISO, OSHA, etc.).

a.Exhibits complete and sound understanding of all applicable policies/procedures; immediately inquires if unsure.

2.Shadows and observes mentor(s).

a.Mutually answer service calls on high-speed packaging machinery.

b.Troubleshoot, repair and/or escalate issues.

c.Mutually perform preventative maintenance (PM) on machinery.

3.May assist in process improvement or other ad hoc projects as assigned.

4.As business needs dictate, works scheduled holidays in order to maintain service levels for customers.

5.As business needs dictate, works extended hours to complete daily department goals or tasks.

6.Works scheduled hours and is ready to work at scheduled start times, notifies supervisor prior to absence or tardiness in accordance with company policy.

7.Immediately informs leadership of safety, sanitation and equipment malfunctions and concerns regarding quality issues.

8.Adheres to Standard Operating Procedures and Regulatory requirements.

9.As business needs dictate, works extended hours to complete daily department goals or tasks to include mandatory overtime.

CooperVision’s management team is committed to the development of and implementation of the quality management system and maintaining its effectiveness by communicating to the organization the importance of meeting customer as well as statutory and regulatory requirements.


Shadows and observes appointed Maintenance Technician during daily operations, mutually assisting in PM/troubleshooting/repair of machinery within our Packaging Operations.



•Excellent oral and written communication skills.

oAbility to communicate clearly and effectively in all situations.

•Comprehension of the English language.

•Strong mechanical aptitude.

•Strong attention to detail.

•Effective listening skills; ability to apply learnings.

•Ability to follow all regulatory and safety requirements.

•Problem solving skills, assertiveness and strong initiative.

•Basic to intermediate computer skills.

•Ability to ask questions as necessary and connect concepts.


Work Environment:

Noisy conditions25-50%

Dusty conditions<25%

Hot or Humid Conditions:

Exposure to extreme/seasonal temperature>75%

Wet conditions<25%

Exposure to chemicals or solvents<25%

Work near moving mechanical parts>75%

Physical Demands:


Siting, climbing, bending, stooping kneeling,

crouching, twisting, reading overhead<25%

Finger/wrist dexterity, hand/eye coordination,


Lifting up to 100 lbs.<25%


•Previous employment history a plus; participation in school and/or extracurricular activities/ experience in leadership positions also considered.


•High School Diploma or GED required.

•Enrollment in an accredited, related degree/certificate program required (mechanical, industrial, manufacturing engineering, or similar) with a GPA of 2.75 or higher.

•Vo-tech/BOCES a plus.

Job: *Distribution

Organization: *Continuous Improvement

Title: Maintenance Technician Intern

Location: New York-Rochester

Requisition ID: HEN2691